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Has it really been a month?

It's hard to believe a month has gone by since our last posting here and our last release.  Tonight we are releasing version 1.0.3 of Sandvox, so it's probably a good idea to put a little note about what we are up to.

This last month has been focused mostly on bugfixes. We keep squishing them, but we find new ones in other places! We did finally manage to add a few more localizations of Sandvox to the mix, so now along with English and the French that Ronald Leroux provided, we have Traditional Chinese (thanks to Jack M. H. Lin), Danish (thanks to Mogens Thyregod), and Japanese (thanks to Daisuke Okada and Hiroto Sawane). It's extremely gratifying to see Sandvox running in other languages, especially the non-European ones that none of us here can make out at all!

Going forward, we are preparing for Apple's WWDC — their annual developer conference, where we get to hobnob with fellow developers and helpful Apple engineers. There will be three of us Karelians attending (Dan, Terrence, and Greg). While it unfortunately it brings development to a halt for the week, we have the opportunity to learn so much about current and forthcoming Apple technologies, it's all worth it.

In the mean time, as we continue to fix bugs and deal with problems that arise for current users (for another ".01" release in a short while), we are also mapping out what features to put into a version 1.1 update. We have collected hundreds of great suggestions from our users, and we have a few surprise ideas up our sleeves, so we expect the 1.1 release later this year to be well-received.